Why Edward Snowden Asked Visitors in Hong Kong to Refrigerate Their Phones

Heather Murphy, writing the NYT Lede blog:

Another household object that functions similarly, Mr. Harvey has learned through his research into cellphone data transmission, is a stainless steel martini shaker.

β€œIt’s a perfect Faraday cage β€” it will block all radio signals unless you decide you need to pour yourself a martini,” he said.

Unless?

(Via Matthew Panzarino.)

β˜… Wednesday, 26 June 2013

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